Jul 26th 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Study Counter Terrorists Narratives

U.S. Army Col. Kenneth Cole, PTSS deputy course director, talks about “Counter Terrorist Narratives” July 25 during the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS) at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Amanda Moncada)

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Jul 25th 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Study Civil Society’s Role in Defeating Terrorism, Counter Terror Financing

Phyllis Muema, executive director of the Kenya Community Support Center, talked about countering the violent extremism in Kenya in her presentation “The Role of Civil Societies in Countering Radicalization and Terrorism” July 22 during the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS) at the [ ... ]

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Jul 25th 2016
German Element Hosts Friends of the Marshall Center

German air force Col Jörg Prescher updates the Friends of the Marshall Center on center developments at the Bundeswehr Officers Club in Mittenwald, July 21.  The event was organized to thank club members for their support.  (Marshall Center photo by DEU SMSgt Mark Winkler /RELEASED).

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Jul 22nd 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Study Countering Violent Extremism

Oomar Mubucus (left), consultant and a group facilitator for West London Initiative and Diversity Project in the United, and Alexander Bramman (right), Kingdom psychological adviser and personal coach for the Violence Prevention Network in Berlin, were panel members on the "Countering Violent Extremism" [ ... ]

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Jul 21st 2016
Arduous Journey Doesn’t Detract Alumnus from Sharing Counterterrorism Strategy

By James Brooks,
George C. Marshall Center Public Affairs Director

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (July 21, 2016) - The distance between Manila and Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany is more than 6300 miles. There are no direct flights between the Pacific capital and Munich International Airport. That's [ ... ]

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Jul 20th 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Learn about Camps, Refugees, Migrants, Lone Actor Terrorism

Professor James Howcroft, director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies, moderated an alumni discussion panel on “Camps, Refugees and Migrants” July 19 during PTSS 16-12 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center photo by Karl-Heinz Wedhorn)

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Jul 19th 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Learn about Jihadist Foreign Fighters

Tunisian army Maj. Dhaoui Sadok, from Tunisian Intelligence and Security Agency for Defense and Marshall Center alumnus, presents “Foreign Fighters from Tunisia” during an alumni Foreign Fighters Panel July 18 during the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the Marshall Center.  Dr. [ ... ]

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Jul 19th 2016
Von Münchow Lends Expertise at Young Ukrainian Forum

Dr. Sebastian von Münchow directs Ukrainian students in an exercise examining the practical problems of displaced people resettlement following a political solution.  The exercise was part of a week-long Young Ukrainian Forum 2016 organized by the NATO Ukraine Professional Development Program [ ... ]

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Jul 13th 2016
Euro-Atlantic Security Discussed At Diplomatic Training Centre Tbilisi

George C. Marshall European Center faculty are introduced by Diplomatic Training Centre Director Maia Kipshidze (right) to more than 20 Georgia government officials at a two-day seminar “Euro-Atlantic Security – Georgian Perspective,” July 6-7. (Photo contributed by Diplomatic Training Centre [ ... ]

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Jul 13th 2016
Marshall Center Staff, PTSS Participants Receive IHS Jane’s Training

Freddy Martin, a trainer with the IHS Inc. (Information Handling Services) based in Colorado, conducted training on IHS Jane’s databases to Marshall Center staff and participants attending the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies July 12. (Marshall Center photo by Karl-Heinz Wedhorn)

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Jul 12th 2016
PTSS 16-12 Participants Learn about Al-Qaeda, ISIS

Dr. Jarret Brachman, who manages the Global Threat Intelligence program at Wells Fargo, presented two lectures during the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies July 12. For more PTSS 16-12 photos, visit the Marshall Center Photo Gallery. (Marshall [ ... ]

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Jul 11th 2016
PTSS Participants Learn Strategy for Combating Terrorism

Professor James Howcroft, director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS), discusses Strategy for Combating Terrorism July 11 attending the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies. For more photos of PTSS 16-12, visit the Marshall [ ... ]

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Jul 7th 2016
Future PTSS 16-12 Participants graduate from the English Language Enhancement Course

Professor James Howcroft, director of the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, congratulates nine participants on their success in completing the five-week English Language Enhancement Course during their graduation ceremony held July [ ... ]

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Jul 7th 2016
Fast Facts:  Program on Terrorism and Security Studies (PTSS)

The Program on Terrorism and Security Studies will be held July 7 to Aug. 4 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center graphic by U.S. Army Spec. Christopher Green)

Dates: July 7 to Aug. 4

Language: English Only

Course Description: Held twice a year, PTSS [ ... ]

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Jul 5th 2016
U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany Visits the Marshall Center

The U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany John B. Emerson answers questions from staff and faculty during his visit to the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies July 5. (Marshall Center photo by Karl-heinz Wedhorn)

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Jun 30th 2016
Parliamentarians from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine Meet at Marshall Center To Build Trust and Regional Cooperation

Parliamentarians from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine pose with faculty and guest speakers during a break at a two-day conference at the George C. Marshall European Center. The conference was organized to foster communications between neighboring countries and to create an opportunity to enhance [ ... ]

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Jun 28th 2016
Pre-Assessment of NATO Warsaw Summit Discussed In Marshall Center Security Insight Paper

U.S. Ambassador to Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro makes opening remarks to the Euroatlantic Security: A Pre-Warsaw Assessment Seminar organized by the Marshall Center’s Non-Resident Program (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO).

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(Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany) - The George C. Marshall European [ ... ]

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Jun 28th 2016
Marshall Center Alumni Workshop Reaffirms ‘Hope’ in Combating Crime

Lt. Cmdr. Fredrick Brown (center), commanding officer of the Military Police and Force Protection Unit of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, and a Marshall Center alumnus, listens to lessons learned in Europe June 22 during the Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Community of [ ... ]

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Jun 24th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty Discuss  Brexit

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (June 24, 2016) — Marshall Center faculty members held a lunchtime lecture of opportunity on the Referendum of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union for their colleagues and members of the Garmisch Military Community June 23.  The United Kingdom [ ... ]

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Jun 24th 2016
Multinational Drug Bust Shows Importance of Marshall Center Alumni Connections

General Inspectorate of the Romanian Police Marius Ivanovici shares his personal experiences and lessons learned from Operation Mersoy during a Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime Alumni Community of Interest Workshop held at the George C. Marshall European Center, June 20-23.  [ ... ]

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Jun 20th 2016
Fast Facts:  Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC)

The Global Countering Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC) Alumni Community of Interest workshop will be held June 20 to 23 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. (Marshall Center graphic by U.S. Army Spec. Christopher Green)

Dates: June 20 to 23

Title: “Countering Transnational [ ... ]

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Jun 17th 2016
Marshall Center Faculty Travel to Ukraine and Participate in NATO Seminars

Dr. Valbona Zeneli (right), professor of National Security Studies and director of the Black Sea and Eurasia Program at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, moderates at the NATO Parliamentary 92nd Rose Roth NATO Parliamentary Assembly Seminar and Ukraine-NATO Inter-parliamentary [ ... ]

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Jun 16th 2016
Ambassador Griffiths Delivers Keynote Address at U.S. Embassy Berlin’s “Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade“

U.S. Ambassador Douglas Griffiths, Associate Director for International Liaison for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, delivers keynote address at U.S. Embassy Berlin’s “Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade” (Photo by U.S. Embassy Berlin)

U.S. Ambassador Doug Griffiths, [ ... ]

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Jun 15th 2016
NATO Language Leadership Passes from Marshall Center’s PLTCE to Bulgaria Ministry of Defense

Marshall Center’s PLTCE Director Keith Wert shares the accomplishments of the Bureau for International Language Coordination (BILC) over the past year.  Marshall Center’s PLTCE held the BILC secretariat for the past two years. (Contributed photo). 

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Jun 13th 2016
Marshall Center counterterrorism alumni share best practices for countering terrorism

Prof. Dr. Daniel Heinke, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff and Special Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Interior. Tip: Click on image to start the gallery)

Prof. Dr. Daniel Heinke, the Director of the Policy Planning Staff and Special Affairs Directorate of the Ministry of Interior [ ... ]

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Jun 10th 2016
Reunion Visit Highlights Army FAO Program Legacy at Marshall Center

Veterans and spouses from the Army Russian Institute graduating class of 1976 visited the Marshall Center, June 9.  The Marshall Center was established in the former Army Russian Institute after it was closed following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Jun 8th 2016
Marshall Center Professors Join Forces for new Counterterrorism Book, Dedicate it to PTSS Founder

Professors James Wither (left) and Dr. Sam Mullins, both professors at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, present the Marshall Center’s Director U.S. Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith Dayton (center) with a copy of “Combatting Transnational Terrorism,” the new course book for [ ... ]

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Jun 6th 2016
Marshall Center Lends Expertise to Discussion on Black Sea Region

(Left)  Dr. Valbona Zeneli discusses economic security challenges during a panel discussion at the Romanian Intelligence Service’s third annual international program “Security in the Black Sea Region. Shared Challenges, Sustainable Future” program, May 30 - June 4.  (Contributed Photo)

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Jun 3rd 2016
Managing the Flow of Refugees Discussed in Tajikistan Seminar

Participants pose for a group shot during a first-ever seminar with Tajikistan on refugee flow management.  (Photo contributed by John D'Amato)

The George C. Marshall European Center partnered with the Tajikistan Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CES) Civil Security Operations [ ... ]

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May 27th 2016
Marshall Center counterterrorism alumni share best practices for countering terrorism

Professor James Howcroft, the course director for the Program on Terrorism and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, welcomes 73 participants from 41 countries for the Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop “Countering Terrorist Narratives: [ ... ]

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